- 1. seed, fruit
- usage: a small hard fruit
- 2. seed, ovule
- usage: a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
- 3. seeded player, seed, player, participant
- usage: one of the outstanding players in a tournament
- 4. source, seed, germ, inspiration
- usage: anything that provides inspiration for later work
- 5. semen, seed, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, come, liquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour
- usage: the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
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- 1. seed, spill, shed, disgorge
- usage: go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed"
- 2. seed, finance
- usage: help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
- 3. seed, bear, turn out
- usage: bear seeds
- 4. sow, seed, put, set, place, pose, position, lay
- usage: place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
- 5. seed, rate, rank, range, order, grade, place
- usage: distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
- 6. seed, process, treat
- usage: sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds"
- 7. seed, inoculate
- usage: inoculate with microorganisms
- 8. seed, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: remove the seeds from; "seed grapes"
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